|41.||The Iliad: Book 10||1/13/2003|
|42.||The Iliad: Book 18||1/13/2003|
|43.||The Iliad: Book 2||1/13/2003|
|44.||The Iliad: Book 24||1/13/2003|
|45.||The Iliad: Book 19||1/13/2003|
|46.||The Iliad: Book 17||1/13/2003|
|48.||The Odyssey: Book 1||1/13/2003|
|49.||The Iliad (Bk I)||1/1/2004|
|50.||The Iliad: Book 1||1/13/2003|
The Iliad (Bk I)
Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans. Many a brave soul did it send hurrying down to Hades, and many a hero did it yield a prey to dogs and vultures, for so were the counsels of Jove fulfilled from the day on which the son of Atreus, king of men, and great Achilles, first fell out with one another.
And which of the gods was it that set them on to quarrel? It was the son of Jove and Leto; for he was angry with the king and sent a pestilence upon the host to plague the people, because the son of Atreus had dishonoured Chryses...
The Odyssey: Book 12
"After we were clear of the river Oceanus, and had got out into
the open sea, we went on till we reached the Aeaean island where there
is dawn and sunrise as in other places. We then drew our ship on to
the sands and got out of her on to the shore, where we went to sleep
and waited till day should break.
"Then, when the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn, appeared, I
sent some men to Circe's house to fetch the body of Elpenor. We cut
firewood from a wood where the headland jutted out